# How much degrees does a pentagon have?

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Oct 25, 2016

The sum of interior angles is

#### Explanation:

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We know that the sum of the interior angles of a triangle is

A rectangle can be divided into 2 triangles, each of which have interior angles equaling

Each angle is

And we can do the same type of thing with any polygon. Take for example, the pentagon:

The sum of interior angles is

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